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totalitarian culture in japan where a fascination await anyone who questioned the destiny of japan to all of asia, the remaining democracies in europe lacked the will to stop even the weakest of aggressors. when mussolini successfully crushed ethiopia, and none of the league of nations states oppose them, that's higher -- it was already dead. this of course was long before hitler invaded poland. a world war ii let me only but they say that what saved the world in our view was that the progressive liberal, new deal government of franklin d. roosevelt, most likely out of sheer desperation unleashed a productive power of free market capitalism to bury the acid towers in a tsunami of tanks, planes, and ships. anyone who's read my my books knows the statistics of pink slime just not far from where i teach, a tank was built from scratch in four and a half hours. henry kaiser's shipyard churned out a liberty ship in a record four and a half days. that's faster than most of my students can write one of their semester papers. this undergirded american military strategy of using weapons and technol
at this is basically something that you can ride along and freeload and let america and canada and japan handled? >> steve, your question -- >> i'm and freeload, by the way. >> that by the way is how the chinese would describe any relationship between japan and america. the interesting aspect of all these conflicts is that as india and china and india and china have a proximate geographically, but we've never been neighbors. >> right. >> in order to be neighbors you either have to love each other or hate each other. we have done neither. in fact, in 1962 during the first strategic conflict, between these two, you have to understand, it's hard to understand why we are not neighbors. [inaudible] in terms of inaccessible. but the positions, the lines, the strategies, the lines, what would they resonate to? the positions that are taken by postcolonial nations is that we will not be bound by decisions made by colonial powers. one, or in china's case, that we had to abandon our national positions. and now that we are strong, we need to resurrect them. right or wrong is not, that is very little to do w
japan in the east china sea, cybersecurity and international diplomacy. this is an hour, ten minutes. >> welcome back, everybody. this session for miscalculation, china and the rise of confusion or confucianism. i'd like to hand over to steve clemens who's moderating this session. .. >> thank you all for joining us. when i was thinking about the title today and thinking about our panel, it occurred to me, and i went online to find a chinese event that is being held right now looking at u.s. grand strategy, canada, japan and india. there are no canadian, japanese americans or canadians on china's panel. don't have any chinese with us today but we should have a lot of fun discussing that our national strategies but involving in the asian pacific region and with china but i want to acknowledge that that voice wasn't with us today. that might give us more room to run. because we don't have a chinese voice on face, some years ago going to china and than the equivalent of the policy planning director and i said finally i can ask china but its grand strategy is. this is about 2004. and i sa
was the guest of the scout master of japan and met scouts everywhere from tokyo to everywhere. other aspects emphasized the youth rather though atically. arrived back in copenhagen. two policeman had to carry him to the niewp office. the juvenile drama clie climaxed during the return. in london he attended a gala lunch within the head of the pacific railway and met the founders of the boy scouts. when he was in paris, he saw around the world in 80 days. popular stage version of the novel that had been playing for decades. he watched the copy of the novel being printed for him bound in gold and em bossed with his name on the cover. he then met jewels grandson who escorted him to the grandfather's grave. there surrounded by local boy scouts he read the message in memory of him from the greatest admirer. adult world circumstance leers at the time avoided aviation in order to make some counted of kind -- some kind of point. bicyclest who were not of the powers began to rebrand the bicycle as a peaceful mean way to see the world. for example, circumcycled the world from 1901 to 1904 gathering new
to that anxiety is that all? >> is the most problematic relationship now in japan and this is not good. i have to say i think japan probably hasn't played this as well as it might have, but i think on the other hand it would be fair to say also that it serves china's purposes to have something happening outside his orders which can rally people at home. there's a lot of complex things going on in each of these reactions to foreign movements outside. >> which makes your job complicated. i wonder if you go back to the news last week with the north koreans surprisingly, given reports of their technical difficulties but the long-range missile tests seem to fully back or not. >> we have been communicating with the chinese about the need to dissuade north korea from launching a missile. although they say for satellite into outer space it's using the same technology that's important, that would be used to launch a nuclear warhead. this type of missile technology is expressly covered under u.n. security council resolutions, prohibiting such testing of missiles and the type of technology, supported by
area. >> japan lost -- >> most of these 50 million casualties were civilians in china. so that's the accepted number. >> maochun yu, professor, what do you teach your at the naval academy speak with i teach mostly military history, world war ii, and modern china, east asia overall. we have every strict -- it's fascinating. i've been here 18 years. it's been a blast spent and here's the book, "oss in china: prelude to cold war." this is booktv on c-span2. >> is there a nonfiction author or book you would like to see featured on booktv? send us an e-mail at booktv at c-span.org. or tweet us at twitter.com/booktv. >> live is stephen carter and he is the author, among many other books of this one, his most recent, "the impeachment of abraham lincoln: a novel." professor carter, they are to premise in here that i want to get to that are historically inaccurate. number one, abraham lincoln survived the assassination of him, and abraham lincoln is impeached. where did you come up with this? >> i start by making clear that in spite of the title, i am a lincoln fan. this is not an argu
's population is joining the global economy. what does that mean? when japan industrialized they brought roughly 30 million people out of poverty. when china joined they brought about 300 million people out poverty. that's been a big story. chinese savings in the world financial market were a part what drove the most recent about new welt wealth in the world. as brilliant a man as allen green span was unable to grasp the reality of our historical moment. it was in part due to that failure that somatic errorrers were made that lead to the meltdown in-housing crisis. in inadequate response, policy to what was really a change in financial market due to growth elsewhere in the world. in the next twenty to thirty years, 3 billion people are joining the global economy. it's going to be a transformation ten times what we have seen which was ten times what happened in japan. now if 3 billion people are suddenly given cognitive freedom, suddenly not thinking just moment to moment, day-to-day, in a existence but are creators, are collaborators, are new contributors, human beings are not just consumers. th
of japan and u.s. flag joined in solidarity. banners from every state in the union were hanging reminding each manufacturer that he was part of a union, industry of thousands that he was a vital member. at the center of all was a sea of balloons that was each tied with silk thread to the stem of a champagne glass. later with the toast under way the balloon's served another purpose the feeling would appear to rise up to raise class's in unison to elevate the celebration for their. it was also printed on american silk. like miniature silk scarves that under the glow of the chandeliers. devised by new york's most famous chef who was quite unintelligible. the banks had more familiar english. then there was skinner's speech, cherishing the recollection of the past to emulate their example. with a great deal of reminiscing to take place but they would help to put a flourishing cap on that topic. they're not only benefactors of the past but the future and they are also making history. >> two days later skinners on a train headed up the connecticut shoreline north to massachusetts. he visited thi
's population is joining the global economy. what does that mean? when japan industrialized, they brought nearly roughly 40 million people out of poverty. when china joined the global economy and so for the firm bought about 300 million out of poverty pity that's a big story. chinese savings in the world financial markets are a big part of what drove the most recent economic bubble because even alan greenspan couldn't figure it out. he wasn't looking at the reality of the moment. he called this the conundrum, he went back to it when he wrote his book. as brilliant a man as alan greenspan was, he was unable to grasp the reality of our historical moment. and it was in part to deutsch that failure, the systematic errors to the housing markets. and the policy was a change in the financial markets in growth elsewhere in the world. well in the next 20 to 30 years, 3 million people were joining the global economy. it's going to be a transformation ten times what we have seen from the china exchange which is ten times what would happen in japan. now if 3 billion people are suddenly given cognitive freed
in the entire world. indeed, he was the guest of the scoutmaster of japan and many groups of scouts everywhere from tokyo to warsaw. other aspects of his journey emphasizes use. when he arrived back in copenhagen the two policemen had to hoist and through the crowd and carry him to the newspaper office. the juvenile from a climaxed during subsequent visits to england and france. in london he attended a gala luncheon with the head of the canadian pacific railway and even better he met sir robert powell, founder of the boy scouts. when he was in paris seesaw around the world in 80 days, a very popular stage version of the novel that had been playing for decades. he watched a copy of the novel being printed expressly for him down in gold and embossed with his name on the cover. he then met jules verne's grandson who escorted him to grandfather's grave. they're surrounded by local boy scouts he later wreath with the message in memory of jules verne, from his greatest admirer . avoided aviation in order to make some kind of point about their place in the world. bicyclist who were not from the weste
. their private dining room had been festooned with flags with the u.s. flag and the flag of the empire of japan joined in solidarity at one end. banners from every state in the union were hanging throughout the room as well reminding each manufacturer that he was, indeed, part of a union, an industry of thousands of which he was a vital member. at the center of it all floated a sea of colorful balloons above tables glistening with silver and chris crystal. each balloon had been labeled with an industry trademark advertising thebred of -- breadth of american silk manufacturing. later on with toasts underway, the balloons served yet another purpose. the very ceiling would appear to rise up as the men raised their classes in unison, elevating the occasion still further. in keeping with the celebration, the menus had been printed on american silk in purple, blue and green with white fringe. like miniature silk scarves, they were soft to the touch and elegant to the eye, casting off a rich luster under the glow of the chandeliers. on the front they listed the exquisite bill of fare devised by new yo
therefore it's about them. if anybody would have made that same decision, it's not about them. japan attacks pearl harbor on december 7, 1941, franklin roosevelts has to decide if we are going to declare war on japan. we were going. >> no conceivable american politician would have declared war. >> no politician who would have become president. that's right. >> host: you pay particular attention to three presidents, thomas jefferson, abraham lincoln, you already mentioned and woodrow wilson. let's do them in chronological order. let's start with jefferson. he it a extreme president? >> guest: a model president. how they are they were evaluated before they became president. if everyone had the ability to influence whether or not they would get the job, knew everything about them. then the people have a ability to recognize the person is not what we want or the person is what we want. and they pick jefferson. if you look at jefferson's career, he had been governor of virginia, ambassador of france, secretary of state, vice president of the united states, member of the congress. author of the de
of china, japan, south korea, so what is your feeling, what is meant to have been. did you ask the u.s.. the ec, the south china, the sea of japan is in the 50's, 60's and 70's, all of these countries were internally focused. they were developing their own economies, their own national capacities, you know, their own military is. they're coming on line as a significant power in the 1970's, and it was under him that developed into a significant power. what's happened now is all these countries have developed. and because they have developed, they now have the ability to project power around words into the blue territorial soil that they claim. they didn't have this capacity before. so now we are seeing conflicts about islands in the geographical features that are below water and high tide that we never saw before. people say has everyone gone crazy in east asia? no, every once developed, and now they have military's command there's a conflict in -- and they've developed the navy and air force and there is this conflict and -- there's a conflict of for the geographical space. it's a ba
to manufacturing, and we even have a productivity advantage over countries like japan and germany, countries thought of as manufacturing leaders. i wondered, and i started asking myself, well, what is it that gives us this productivity advantage? what is it that gives american manufacturers this ability to compete? i wanted to go and talk to rail manufacturers because one of the things that when you're in washington and in bureaucracies, you know, you have a lot of people pontificating about the state of american manufacturing and what we need to do without actually engaging and talking to manufacturers, and, particularly, not talking to small and medium-sized manufacturers. the large manufacturers, the ceos, are often represented on policy think tanks, but the reality is almost half of the manufacturing jobs are with small and medium sized businesses. i decided that i wanted to talk to some of these small and medium sized businesses and figure out what it was that was givenning them a comparative advantage, and one of the arguments i made in the book is our entrepreneurial culture that allo
of japan, korea, vietnam, thailand, singapore, indonesia, burma; all of which represent the future of the united states in terms of trade, security and cultural growth in the coming decades. with respect to burma, there was a great moment for me to be able to sit down and see aung san suu kyi recognized by the congress a month or so ago, coming to this country as a member, an elected member of their parliament. we began the change in that relationship from our office, directly from our office based on work that i had begun and become interested in over a period of six years before i was elected to the senate. we, i'm very proud to say, laid the groundwork for the historic visit in 2009 from inside our office. often i would say against the will and against the advice of our own state department. we used validators. we talked to people we knew in the region. i became the only american leader ever to meet with general shui, leader of the military junta, to express my belief that we could work forward to have a different relationship. i met with aung san suu kyi, and i hope that those
and great bust in the stock market, now in the housing market. it happened in ya -- japan where they had a bust both in the stock market and the housing market, and they still haven't recovered fully. and we've got europe, and they've got their own excesses. and the real lesson here is not so much inflation at the moment, but how did we ever let these excesses of housing here, housing in spain, housing elsewhere, in ireland, in this japan earlier -- in japan earlier, remember those days when you used to talk about the property around the imperial palace in tokyo, and a few hundred acres was equal to the value of all the real estate in california. now, that was real -- i don't know if it was true, but each to talk about -- but even to talk about it was a sense of how extremely -- [inaudible] >> do you share the, when you talk to fed officials, do you share -- >> i'm off the record here? >> no, not now. [laughter] no, no, you're fully mic'd. [laughter] when i talk to a fed official up there because happens to be power within the cia, um, they reveal and betray certain kind of frustration w
concluded. wherever he goes in the entire world. and indeed hold was the guest of the scoutmaster in japan and met groups of scouts everywhere who took him to warsaw. other aspects of his journey likewise emphasized his youth rather theatrically. when he arrived back in copenhagen triumphantly to policeman nevertheless had to hoist them into the crowd and carry him into the office. the juvenile drama drama climax has hold return during subsequent visits to england and france. in london he attended a gala luncheon with the head of the canadian pacific railway and even better he met sir robert powell, founders of voice scouts. when he was in warsaw around the world in 80 days of popular stage version of byrnes novel that had been playing for it decades, he watched the copy of the novel being printed expressly for him bound in gold and embossed with his name on the cover. holds then met jules byrnes grandson who escorted him to grandfather's grave. there, surrounded by local boy scouts he later read the message in memory of jules byrnes from his greatest admirer. adult world circles at at the
that enough with an agent and beyond. he was later pleased to welcome to japan three fellow asian cyclers, a trio of young men who did a world tour on bicycles they show india's equality with other nations. the three young men were members of a bombay weightlifting club, said they were in very good shape. when they left home on bicycles again, october 23, returning in march 1928, 5 years later, having covered 44,000 miles and demonstrated the sons of india were as courageous as the children of any other nation in the world. in making a point about mother india, the three men revealed the several kinds of cool decided that cool decides that this is a than in the 1920s. the first was the british empire. not an obvious choice in some sense a paradoxical line, but the bicyclists were anxious to make clear that the british passports and a letter of introduction from the british governor of bombay have been critical to the passage into europe. whatever their private feelings about the barrage, they say the criticism of imperialism for french and china with a claim to encounter racism unparallel
, and they sent me to japan, and i spent my entire active duty time working in a locked psychiatric ward in japan with navy and marine mental parents, all of which were trying to kill me. i go with peacetime, and i saw a lot of combat in that locked see key yat trick ward -- see key yat trick room in japan. it's similar to the spain book in the sense it's a memoir, and i was 20 years old, from 20-22 i was in the navy, and that's what i'm writing now. i'm also thinking hard about a novel that i want to write after this book. one thing i think i would say that may be i've learned useful to me, and, perhaps anyone else who writes like yourself, is that i always tried to keep the pump primed. i remember finishing one book and saying, realm, what do i do now? i didn't like that feeling. i hope i can keep doing this, know what book i want to do next. it makes me happy, and it's taking the pressure off of me on the book i'm doing now because i know what i'm doing next so i don't have to be perfect in this book. it's not like perfection to drive you crazy and make sure that you do lousy writing. you got
to find ways to not be dependent. have a nephew thinking -- teaching english in japan and staying there into the job market is better here. >> this comes back, we have moved off of the question of the economy. among other things when people say can we afford to spend to boost the economy, the costs of not doing that are among others things a lost generation of young people. a terrible job market, people are coming out of school or college or private school into a market that has no use for them. they never get that first job that makes use of your potential, never get started on the latter. we will be paying a price for our inaction in the face of mass unemployment for years because of what we're doing. >> absolutely right. particularly foolish right now, u.s. government can borrow at negative real interest rate. >> the u.s. government sells bonds that are protected against inflation and will not devalue and the interest rate on ten year inflation bonds at minus 0.8%. people hate government taking their money. >> once you recognize that and recognize we have higher return investme
dragon got back to japan, everybody had radiation poisoning. the man had turned black, their eyes were in the same. they were frightening to look at. the ship was immediately turned off to the other side of the harbor and kept away from everybody and ultimately burn that cd. the crew spent a year in the hospital in tokyo where they had experiments were the two bombs that they chopped on japan in 1945 and eventually they all recovered except for the radium in the dining to be on a pc and well because the data flow for failure. this is a huge international incidents in the united states had to pay reparations to the families. thune turned up with radio active burdens for weeks and years afterwards. so this was a serious, serious problem. one that carson was determined to explore and senate springs. he really thought what was happening with pesticides is similar to what was happening but fallout. i should explain for those of you don't remember, we suppose these things up all the time. in total for about 500 aboveground atmospheric tests of nuclear weapons between 1845 and 1963 with just
to christian democratic party in europe to resist communism appeals or in japan or much later on in the 1980s, the efforts made by the u.s. government to fund and support solidarity to undermind the communism regime in poland or when you think of the role playeded by the u.s. government to help smuggle out, and received a wide audience, and thinking of that, i think there are echoes here and lessons to learn for the present day of the ideological struggle we face today, and it's not a struggle against china, although they could be the greatest adversary in the long run, they do not have a transended ideology at the moment, but when you think about ideological struggle today, the obvious is against the forces of jihaddism extremism, and there is are lessons from "witness" on how to wage the day, and what should be known again as political warfare, and since he was invoked by the greatest explainer and student, i wanted to invox cannon from a 1948 memo he wrote on the organization of political warfare to define what i talk about when i say "political warfare." cannon said it's the employment of
doing that. my zen master to reside in japan become all the way from japan to the prison to visit me there at the prison. finally, one day they said, the last time he was getting ready to concede, they said no. now he's a security risk. there's never been any trouble, any problems, nothing had changed whatsoever. just all of a sudden one day they said you can't see them anymore. it's a security risk. the only people they want, religious why succumb into the prison, are the ones that work for the prison. they're usually like really hard-core fundamentalists, the southern christians who tell you, drop your appeal. if you drop your appeals you can go home to be with jesus. don't worry about it. let them execute you. >> hi. it makes me very happy to see you here, and i guess my question is, speak a lot about your wife, and especially when you're in prison and you have that connection. do you feel like you would've made it without her? >> there's no way in hell i would have survived without laurie. she's like i said a while ago there were times when i could not go on, and she was the thin
because it looked like salt. by the time the lucky dragon got back to japan everybody had radiation poisoning. their skin turned black, their eyes were using, they were frightening to look at. the ship was immediately towed off to the other side of the harbor and kept away from everybody and ultimately burned at sea. the crew spent a year in hospital in tokyo where they had some experience dealing with radiation sickness after the two bombs wheat dropped on japan in 1945 and eventually they all recovered except for the radium and a guy named kubiyana who seemed well but ultimately died of liver failure. this was a huge international incident and the united states had to pay reparations to the families. they had to pay damages to the fishing industry because to know throughout -- tuna had radioactive burdens for weeks and years after words. this was a serious problem. and one that rachel carson was determined to explore in "silent spring". she really felt what was happening with pesticides was similar to what was happening with fallout from nuclear testing. unexplained for those of y
. >> normally is different because of oil. >> i think sweden and germany -- >> in japan. i'd be careful about drawing too much for japan. i think that sweden, denmark and germany are really interesting and what they've done with the deal between labor and capital and also frankly across society. the german reaction to the recession was sensitive laypeople of, everybody would effectively take a pay cut of 30%. it takes a lot of social unity to have that. having said that, i think it's going to take more than going to the social democracy of northern europe because you're feeling tensions also in northern european countries and you'd be surprised at the extent to which this whole discourse we are having could have the same discussion in berlin and particularly in berlin but the germans are realizing this in a way they didn't hollow at the middle class. they did the rest of your. they are the china of the e.u. that's one way to do it. the only other thing i might say, which is funny and the reaction i liked in my book, senior european goldman sachs guy who i quoted my book sent me an e-mail sayi
on that project, the making of a global capitalism and then even as it helps europe and japan revive, the question is, how does is keep reducing? because now you're creating your own competitors. >> at one point in your book to speak but the american empire, actually dramatic appoints. tucker added as imperialism by invitation. you want to talk to the lead of such a mean by that. >> it's actually a phrase that a sweet story and used for 1945. but it is largely not -- it's a matter of saying that the pentagon in the cna have, in fact, not been essential to the role the american state has played in the world as the treasury and the federal reserve have been. and that term empire which was coined for the way in which decapolis class of europe after 1945 facing strongly and much more concerning labour movements , the socialist threat that they posed, and they were concerned about a soviet invasion. turn to the american state to look to the american state to reconstruct a capitalistic. and in that sense it was empire building. when multinational corporations, the conditions by the late 1950's were foun
around the world, china is a huge creditor. we owe them over a trillion, we'll japan over a trillion. governments are holding on to this debt. you know, there is a story. i forget where it was run that mentioned from the peak of the housing double until now they said the average american household net worth was down about 40%. it's actually down a lot more than that when you factor in each share of the debt that has been accumulated in their name by the federal government. so americans are basically already broke. that's why we have to just admit that we are insolvent because the american families cannot repay the money that's been borrowed in their name. so we admit that we are insolvent. greece imposed a hair cut at 50% of the bondholders. we tell people that have one-year treasury bills we can't pay you back in a year. you have to extend the maturity beebee ten years. america has to tell people who are collecting social security right now or who are expecting to collect it they aren't going to get as much money as they were promised. we have to cut the pensions of the retired amid
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it was actually like as opposed to learning facts about japan. the other thing, if i were in the room with you you would not be the tallest person. >> we have time for one more question. >> that did not want you to stop talking. are they ever going to legalize marijuana? >> reducing its monthly clip should since when . >> that's great. [applause] building of the capital in the '70s, a stanford white integrate architect was working on in the capital with major architects. of this would prove to be the most expensive but building on the continent, a $25 million when finished by teddy roosevelt. stanford white came around 1872 and said i have to spend another night to it in albany. of all of the one horse towns, this is the worst. but that changed when the capital went up then it became a tourist attraction. and has a an impressionistic idea of the city, articles that cover the ethnic history and every geographic neighborhood and more. it sold all over the country with the unusual development. is a phenomenon i don't understand. i discovered what a fantastic town this is. i had left albany and never
in western europe or japan? the reason is diversity of our capital markets. so bain capital go win, turnaround companies come and get good returns to pension funds for customers. public pension funds are the biggest in company pension funds and nonprofits like universities come individuals way back. so is our ability to get these, sufficient capital markets that enable us to get 50% of her time higher growth rates in europe. seelig hit europe. i do want to bore your viewers with them members but american banks lend american companies rate now about $1.4 trillion from europe that number is 6 trillion, even though the european economies as a whole are about the same size as the u.s. which you call bonded debt, or come in a skit involved in commercial paper, bonds and other sources. five chilliness country, only one in europe. that means europe is top-heavy with banks. but that means is if you're a small company and you start to grow, you don't have the capital industry we have. you don't have the diverse sources of capital here. sue eventually give forest to become part of a big comp
of consultation in the international regulators, canada, australia, japan, europe etc. and we continue to work the issue. i would say with banks registering the largest banks registered in the term, we are going to have more issues to sort through and we are committed to soaring through -- >> you are not talking of those that registered when you are making that statement. just the firms that register. >> but i have some expressions from some of the foreign regulators that they feel like some of the guidance may be in conflict with their loan regulator, their own that regulation and i guess that is what i am saying. if they are in conflict how are you dealing with those conflicts? >> the one example was in japan they have a clearing requirement. they actually put in place november 1st and we now have a requirement that we finished in november. there is a conflict because we both say they have to be cleared and registered clearinghouses. yet they have yet to register the london clearing house and we have yet to register the japanese clearing house. we are relieved they can use the japanese clear
. and would later launch the first u.s. strikes of the war against japan at the marshall islands. the current uss enterprise was also on her way home on the 11th of september 2001. just over three weeks later, she would launch the first strike against al qaeda and the taliban in afghanistan. now imagine yourself a board uss enterprise on the night of those first strikes. here's part of what her captain told her crew. good evening, shipmates. the last time americans actually went to war to defend against our homeland was almost exactly 60 years ago. when our threats and her enemies conducted a surprise attack on pearl harbor. during that attack, a different enterprise was at sea on her way home. it was ultimately a response to that typical bloody task of soundly defeating her enemy. and ever since then, when america has gone to war, is to protect freedom and our vital interest, those of our allies. we have not had to defend our homeland since december 7, 1941. however, september 11 our enterprise was at sea on her way home during a treacherous new attack on our country. tonight, a ship named e
twice as much as canada and germany. more than twice as much as britain and japan. rationing is supposed to be the lower cost, the american way of rationing costs more. what do we get for all that money? 41 countries have higher average life expectancy. 40 countries have a lower infant mortality rate than we do. we have one of the poorest records of actually curing people of curable diseases in the western world. of our spending still leaves millions without health coverage. does the affordable care act continue or does it disrupted the american way of rationing? i could say it does a little bit of both, but at 2500 pages that actually does a lot of both. first of all, by requiring insurance companies to accept people with preexisting conditions obamacare strikes a major blow against rationing by health condition. i don't think it is possible to overstate the significance of this because it is telling insurance companies they have to fundamentally change the way they do business. their job is to cover sick people as well as healthy ones and that is a very big change for the american insu
was that a company history and provided an outline for other social of japan yours in learning to change the world, the social impact of one lap top per child. in napoleon, left a legacy, and
-in-law and next to him, his wife, rio, bill manbo's mother-in-law. they were both immigrants from japan. trained as a mechanical draftsman, but did a number of different jobs and he came to the united states and ultimately took up farming in the mid-1920s in the work of the california, southeast of downtown los angeles. they had three children. on the right is the youngest child. that is eunice. she was about 16% even this photograph. on the other hand on the left is mary, who then became mary manbo. on the left is the photographer's wife, mary manbo. and then is bill and mary sun, really. also called bill, that he was called billy and the family. he came in 1940s if this is some 10 shots in 1943. is three years old touching his toy airplane. mary went to the frank wiggins school as well. she was studying to become a seamstress. she became a seamstress and it's costing design for theater come any among other jobs. and there was a third child, a boy. by 1941, cne who is not pictured in this photograph the jamaican later was at you see berkeley in the rotc program in 1941 and units as they say was
and characters are truly larger than life. >> just after that, make japan yen and brian rohan worked in hallinan's office and they were the guys who started halo, he had ran out of the dads front hollar, a victorian house. they were providing legal services to other kids that got bested in the neighborhood. >> is true. since hallinan was the godfather for whole new generation to brian and michael and also tony sir who went on to defend among other things the critters commune with their subject it to one police raid after the next. [inaudible] [inaudible] >> that is a good testament to tony. by the way, but as michael giguere is, just about, another great tier of san francisco, a great photographer. some of them are featured in the book. michael has been a longtime photographer for the 49ers going back to the first glory days of joe walsh and montana in c. and then begin again. said thank you, michael. [applause] >> i think we have time for one more. >> i just want to follow up to medical story, michael's companion, the chairman of our board that the haight-ashbury clinic. terence hallinan organi
that and he said brothers? cousins? uncle? no. at that point* they were joined by the prime minister of japan him and president romney were introduced. are you about 55 or 60? and my clothes? and 56 years of age said the prime minister formally. your name sounds french canadian. [laughter] with i don't suppose you are of french canadian origin? >> no i am not. >> congratulations. [laughter] hitting a grand slam home run in 1950 not until 2008 had another jewish pitcher hit another grand slam home run. congratulations the chancellor said. yes. congratulations. think you. [applause] >> we have to microphones by this stage and we have 25 minutes for questions. >> do you write poems that don't rhyme? i don't think i am afraid to use the phrase sissy. [laughter] sometimes people say to me you could prime somebody's name with this word and i say it is not quite right. they say almost but i say rhyme is all i have got. >> have you referred to the sissy aplomb? >> definitely not. i use the word definitely a case to anybody from high-school is in the audience. >> who are the candidates for the next el
in the presidency? increasing concentration of power. there's the catastrophe in japan. in the united states, they immediately want to say what's the president doing? what's he saying? what's the policy? what's the action. thirty years august, that would be a question, but it would not be a central question. presidents have the -- amazing what they can do. obama has more power than bush had, for instance. >> yet, i believe it's your view we know less about our presidents, less about the inner workings of the white house. why is that? is that our fault? >> well, it is, in part, our fault, and the managers in the white house get better and better and more skillful, and that it's a bearier -- barrier often, and god knows how much time i spent breaking down, breaking that log jam ?t white house saying i'm doing this book, i've got stories, i got memos. i got these notes to answer questions. it's not something where they are standing there on pennsylvania avenue saying to the reporters, come on, we're dying to have you hold us accountable for what we are doing. >> now, you do manage to break peop
of the war against japan at the marshall islands. the current uss enterprise was also on the way home on 11th september, 2001. just over three weeks later, she would launch the first strikes against al qaeda and the taliban in afghanistan. now imagine yourself aboard uss enterprise on the night of those first strikes. here's part of what her captain told the crew. aboard imper enterprise. good evening. the last time america actually went to war to defend against an attack on the homeland was almost exactly sixty years ago. when treacherous enemy conducted a surprise attack on pearl harbor. during that attack, a different enterprise was at sea on the way home and was ultimately in a response to that difficult and bloody task of soundly defeating an enemy. and ever since then when america has gone war it's been to protect freedom, and our vital interest in those of our allies. we are have not had to defend our homelands since december 7, 18941. however on september 11 the our enterprise was at sea on the way home during a treacherous new attack on our country. and tonight the ship named enterpr
of the war that ended with the united states, and power europe and japan on their backs to the u.s. dollar what as the international system currency did not make it a very vital it's not just fun to deal it's the settlement in world war ii and the superpower status in the international economy. the dominant party might be called regime party because they are able to use their political strength to carry forward the basic theme around which the political settlements were organized. jefferson's party looks to the blues and democracy expansion and the freedom and capitalism, fdr the themes of national regulation and internationalism and in this sense the united states has had a two-party system rather one-and-a-half party system assisting the regime party and the competitive forced to adapt is now on the position. the competitors in the 1840's that democrats after the civil war and the republicans in the postwar era won the national elections but only after accepting the legitimacy with the basic political fema established by the regime party. it's interesting to read the platforms and the de
long distance transportation options. we need to catch up to germany, france and japan. just heard this morning that japan is celebrating their 50th anniversary of their bullet train. we cannot allow china to surpass us in our next generation of infrastructure. tourists from across the world will visit our high-spieled rail to marvel at our engineering and technological prowess. this is not just about transportation, but about changing the revitalization along the cities and routes. in conclusion, it's clear that i support the high-speed rail in california. the federal program will help make it possible. what we need now is vision, what we need now is leadership, what we need now is a belief that the people of california and this country want us to invest in this type of transportation option. thank you, mr. chairman. i yield back my time. >> thank you. i thank you both the members for joining us, and you're welcome now to join us be you'd like and stay for questions. we'll excuse you at this time as we bring secretary lahood up who's our next witness. our second panel, because thi
was the third state. off i wants to japan to recruit nissan. we had virtually no rot owe jobs in tennessee at the time. they took a look at the united states and a map of the united states at night shows that most of the people live in the east, a map with the lights on. most of the people live in the east and the center of the markets where you're going to be if you're making big, heavy thifntle the center oheavething. they looked aggressively at tennessee, kentucky, georgia. then they looked at something else. every state north of us did not have a right-to-work law. so niece saso nissan came to te. the united auto workers came to tennessee. they a different labor environment there. the workers at the saturn plan are members of the united autoworkers. but it is a right-to-work statement and over the last 30 years there are probably a dozen large assembly plants in the southeastern part of the united states sms there are about 1,000 suppliers in our state. what has been the effect of the arrival of the art owe industry in tennessee? it attracted, aamong other things, by our right-to-work
-- [inaudible] from tokyo, japan. it's better than going to a george michaels concert. [cheering and applause] anyway. >> wait, nobody goes to george michael concert for the concert. they go for the after concert. [laughter] >> can i get a backstage pass? [laughter] anyway. i am -- [laughter] every time about to say something i keep going it's the reagan library. i say that holding . >> anyway. i am a conservative working actress here -- [inaudible] it is hard to meet nice conservative men like yourself. [laughter] and i was wondering for you could start fluffy dating website. [laughter] it's going a hit. >> i like the fact that you bring up fluffy mcnuter. probably half doesn't know what it is. [applause] fluffy was a mascot that i created red eye, which was his crazy fluffy thing that -- this was what happens one producer said i don't understand this fluffy. so they just took him away from me. much just like my half brother. they are starting this liberal conservative dating sites. >> try a -- handy date. there were a -- [inaudible] [laughter] >> really? [laughter] help me. >> i'll send you
. [laughter] >> up here in the balcony. >> hi, i'm from tokyo, japan. i love you, and it's better than going to a george michael concert. [laughter] [cheers and applause] anyway -- >> wait, wait, wait. nobody goes to the george michael concert for the concert, they go for the after concert. [laughter] >> can i get a backstage pass? [laughter] um, anyway, i -- [laughter] >> every time i'm about to say something, i keep going, it's the reagan library. [laughter] i say that holding a unicorn. [laughter] >> anyway, i am a conservative working actress here in los angeles -- >> [inaudible] >> and surrounded by lefties. >> yes. >> and it is hard to meet nice conservative men like yourself -- [laughter] i was wondering if you could start fluffy -- [inaudible] dating web site. [laughter] >> you know -- >> it's going to be a hit. >> you know, i like the fact that you bring up fluffy mcnutter, because i think probably half -- who doesn't know what fluffy mcnutter is? fluffy mcnutter was a mascot that i created on red eye which is this crazy, fluffy thing that i -- this is what happens with tv, is one p
point of view was gorbachev also wanted to improve relations with china and japan. with 100 inf missiles directed at them how has he going to do that? it was not in their interests to have 100 missiles out of europe and it was really in their interests. we now have access and have for some years to records of politburo discussions and let me go back to a couple words about president reagan. before he first met gorbachev, he rode out on the yellow pad several pages without prompting from anybody what he wanted to achieve at geneva in his first meeting. mcfarland handed this to me as we regretting it off of the plane to go to geneva saying this is what the president had on his mind. if he is wrong we will straighten him out. it was a very perceptive paper and among other things he pointed out that the biggest problems, one of these was lack of trust. that he had to find a way to begin to create trust. we are not going to solve anything else. he also added, if i don't achieve anything else, i must convince gorbachev that we don't want an arms race. if he wants one he is going to lose it. an
, japan, korea, chile, the biggest producer of copper in the world will not smelter copper on their home soil. the export every ounce of copper and copper concentrate on ships to try not to let them do it and it's killing china, which by the way, they are exporting all of theirs to africa. and so they are building smelters in africa so they can export their pollution essentially to africa. it's ironic. china we all know is the biggest consumer. they take about 40% of the world's copper building products for the rest of the world. car breaks, they make everything they are also bizarrely enough the forefront of creating the new technology because they know that they are suffocating in their cities from this problem, so you know, it's weird, the kind of massive polluters they're trying to get the technology to solve the problem way more than we are. and then of course the problem on the side of that is the green technology has run heavily on copper and there's the irony. we might get ourselves in green technology to get rid of the effect is a really good idea and probably more important but
trials and hardships before finally going into the first squadron in japan. there he became an gauge to the girl he loved and was on top of the world. when extra troops failed to arrive in afghanistan that summer, the summer of 2009, matthew volunteered on the ground to help out. the absolutely found his niche with those marines. he took leave the first of july and secretly married theresa. july 10 was the last time i saw him. he arrived in afghanistan the end of july and wrote these final words in his journal on august 2. mom, dad, i can never repay you for all you have done for me. you made me into the man i am today. i hope that i have made you proud. that has always been my goal. i love you both so much. tell the girls i love them and couldn't be prouder older brother. i have always tried to be an honorable man and i truly believe in what we are doing here. i am doing this for my family so that they need not fear. my country so that can be a beacon of light for the entire world. the men around me because no one could ask for it better company than the u.s. armed forces and finall
cause my closet probably dying. [laughter] >> i can't finance ducal missile from tokyo, japan. i love you. if better then going to a george michael's concert. [cheers and applause] >> way, nobody goes to the george michael's concert for the concert. they go for the after concert. >> can i get a backstage pass clerics anyway, -- >> every time about to say something i keep going, it's the reagan library. >> anyway, i'm a conservative quirky naturalist ear and i'm surrounded by lefties and it is hard to meet nice conservative man like yourself. i was wondering if you could start a dating website. [laughter] >> it's going to be a hit. >> i love the fact you bring up for the next matter because who doesn't know what that is clerics sloughing matter with a mascot that i created on redeye, which is just crazy in fluffy thing. this is what happens with tv is when producers that i don't understand this, so they took him away from me. they are starting this conservative liberal dating site for this very purpose. >> i tried honey date by sean hannity and their site to guys in california. [laught
,000 people in 2004. and it killed the 2004 people in fukushima, japan. that is very real. well, yes and no. imagine you were a molecule in the atlantic ocean. like a termite, you follow the local rules. you do what your neighbor is that you should do. in a circle anywhere from 3 feet to 163 feet. first you circle up to the surface and then circle back. you don't go anywhere. you just keep making the same circular movement over and over again. you iterate any repeat a simple rule. but there is more. when you circle to the service, you make it to the way. the next time you circle to the surface, you make the peak of yet another way. yes, another wave. away with another distinct identity, wave that will retain that identity or hundreds of thousands or mouse that will do a heck of a lot of traveling. would you travel? no. no thing travels. unlike the termite, you, a water molecule, you are too big to see. look at it from the way this interview. you are nothing, you are no thing. your molecules are never the same for more than 60 seconds. no thing travels a thousand miles from the middle of the
-span's q&a. >> the staff had to make the plan for the invasion of japan without considering the atomic bomb. it was estimated that the land would cost 700,000 and 250,000 of our youngsters to be killed, and 500,000 of them to be maimed for life. >> as harry truman's grandson, somebody in the middle of this, i have to -- i choose to honor both, both the sacrifice and the sacrifice of the american servicemen fighting their way through the pacific, and of a little girl like sadako who died as a result of the bombing. unimaginable what that must have been like to be close to that, to the center where that fire ball originate the in the blast strongest. >> follow the journey sunday on c-span's 3 american history tv. the president's eldest ground son in washington to talk about meetings with bomb survivors and the inspare ration of the trip at 9 p.m. eastern. >> there's $750 billion of waste in health care annually. bruce brussard recently spoke to the city club of cleveland about health care, insurance, and medicare. this is an hour. >> good afternoon, welcome to the city club of cleveland. i'm
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